Learn JLPT N1 Kanji

Meaning of 激

violent, get excited, enraged, chafe, incite

Onyomi

ゲキ
geki

Kunyomi

はげ(しい)
hage(shii)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【ゲキ / はげ(しい)】

Meaning: violent, get excited, enraged, chafe, incite.

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Stroke Count: 16

- Example Sentences

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Example #1

きょうははげしいあめのひでした。
kyou wa hageshii ame no hi deshita.
It rained really hard today.
Example #2

かのじょはすききらいがはげしいのですね。
kanojo wa suki kirai ga hageshii no desu ne.
She is really picky, isn't she?
Example #3

わたしはきゅうげきにやせた。
watashi wa kyuugeki ni yaseta.
I suddenly lost a bunch of weight.
Example #4

やちんがきゅうげきにたかくなった。
yachin ga kyuugeki ni takaku natta.
My rent price all of a sudden went way up.
Example #5

かぶかのきゅうげきなげらくがあった。
kabuka no kyuugeki na geraku ga atta.
There was a rapid decline in stock prices.
Example #6

でんきりょうきんはしちがつからきゅうげきにあがりました。
denki ryoukin wa shichi gatsu kara kyuugeki ni agarimashita.
The electric bill spiked suddenly from July.
Example #7

あなたのはなしはとてもしげきてきだった。
anata no hanashi wa totemo shigekiteki datta.
Your words were very stimulating.